MMP302 Mechanics of Deformable Firm Bodies

Code MMP302
Name Mechanics of Deformable Firm Bodies
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Machine Building
Academic staff Vladimirs Gonca, Olga Kononova, Vladislavs Jevstigņejevs
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Deformable body. Stresses. Displacements. Mathematical model. Calculation scheme. Deformation analysis. Stress theory. Mechanical properties. The experimental tasks. The general principles and theorems. Variations method. Ritca method. Bar theory. Plates. Shells. FEM method. A computer program complexes..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The aim is to help students to acquire the skills required to assess and analyze the use of the material in the construction applying the knowledge of mechanics of deformable firm bodies, taking into account the material properties and safety requirements. The task of the study subject is to teach students to assess the strength of the construction.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Students are able to analyze and write three groups of equations with the boundary conditions of structure. - The exam on a firm deformable body mathematical model.
Students are able to analyze and analytically calculate boundary tasks. - Test and examination tasks
Students are able to analyze the stresses and strains in the construction of the FEM method and computer program. - Study project: a structural strength calculation with ANSYS software.
Course prerequisites Mathematics, physics, theoretical mechanics.

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